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Australia - a Land of Promise and Hurdles for Offshore Wind Developers

Sep 26, 2022

Under a new government, Australia is shaping up to be the next big market for offshore wind developers, attracting interest from the likes of Shell, Denmark's Orsted and Norway's Equinor. But the industry, starting from scratch Down Under, faces a slew of challenges.After more than a decade of weak climate action under conservative leaders, Anthony Albanese's new Labor government has committed to net zero emissions by 2050 - a goal that aligns with states' renewable energy goals…

Petronas Taps ADC Energy for Offshore Rig Inspection Services

12 hours ago

Aberdeen-basead ADC Energy has, through its local partner in Malaysia, Onyx, secured a three-year contract to deliver its rig integrity and inspection services to Petronas Carigali, a subsidiary of Petronas.The scope of work ADC Energy will…

Ørsted Won't Take Part in Taiwan's Offshore Wind Round

13 hours ago

Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has decided not to submit a bid in the first auction of the Round 3 Zonal Development Phase in Taiwan, citing limitations of regulations, high inflation, and growing interest rates.Per Mejnert Kristensen…

Japan Designates 'Promotion areas' for Offshore Wind Farms

Sep 30, 2022

;Japan's industry ministry said on Friday it has designated three 'promotion areas' off the coast of Nagasaki, Niigata and Akita prefectures for developing offshore wind farms, while selecting five 'promising areas' and 11 'potentially suitable areas'…

GMS Nets 22-Month Contract for One of Its Jack-up Units

Sep 27, 2022

GMS, a UAE-based provider of self‐propelled, self‐elevating support vessels serving the offshore oil, gas, and renewables industries, said Tuesday it had secured a new contract.The 22-month contract is for an E-Class vessel with an unnamed EPC client in the MENA region…

Uniwise Offshore Boosts OSV Fleet Cyber-Security with Inmarsat's Fleet Secure UTM

Sep 27, 2022

Uniwise Offshore, a Thailand-based offshore support vessel (OSV) company, has boosted cyber-security standards across its OSV fleet by adopting technology from Inmarsat, a mobile satellite communications specialist.'With reliable connectivity delivered by Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress…

India's BPCL Signs MoU with Petrobras to Diversify Oil Sourcing

Sep 26, 2022

India's state-run Bharat Petroleum Corp said it had signed a preliminary agreement with Brazil's national oil company Petrobras PETR4.SA to help it diversify its crude oil sourcing.Indian state refiners rarely buy Brazilian oil. The Memorandum…

Hess Starts Gas Production from NMB Phase 3 Project Offshore Malaysia

Sep 26, 2022

U.S. oil firm Hess has started gas production from the North Malay Basin (NMB) Phase 3 project in Block PM302, located 290 kilometres offshore Peninsular Malaysia.Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas shared the news of production startup on Monday…

India's ONGC Says No Clarity on Resumption of Sakhalin-1

Sep 26, 2022

India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp ONGC.NS said on Monday there was no clarity on the resumption of its oil and gas project Sakhalin-1.Production at Sakhalin-1 was 'minimized' shortly after the Ukraine war started and there is no clarity or timeline yet when it could be resumed…

Incoming Shell Boss Aims Fire up Renewables Drive

Sep 22, 2022

Shell's incoming Chief Executive Wael Sawan is set to accelerate the group's drive to build its renewable energy business, including through a possible 'transformative' clean power acquisition, company and industry sources said.Sawan will from…

Indonesia to Offer More Oil Blocks to Boost Output amid High Energy Prices

Sep 21, 2022

Indonesia will launch a second auction of oil and gas blocks this year as it seeks to cash in on high energy prices and boost output after decades of decline due to a lack of exploration and investment, officials said on Wednesday.Southeast…

Australia Court Scraps Drilling Permit for Santos' $3.6B Barossa Offshore Gas Project

Sep 21, 2022

Australia's Federal Court on Wednesday ruled in favor of an indigenous group's challenge against a drilling permit for Santos Ltd's Barossa gas development, in what Santos called a 'disappointing' setback for the $3.6 billion project.Traditional…

Marco Polo Marine to Build, Operate CSOV as Offshore Wind Industry 'Grapples with Shortage'

Sep 20, 2022

Singapore-listed firm Marco Polo Marine said Tuesday it planned to build, own and operate a new Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV) to meet the rising demand for support vessels required to service the booming offshore wind farm industry in Asia…

Will the Future be Walls or Bridges? Equinor Releases "Energy Perpectives 2022"

Sep 19, 2022

Energy Perspectives 2022: Long-term development in the world’s energy markets and how politics, technologies, companies, and consumers can influence it, is an overarching theme of the energy transition.With inflation raging, geopolitical disruption and resultant energy security concerts…

Ranhill Worley to Deliver FEED Services for PTTEP's Offshore Gas Project in Malaysia

Sep 16, 2022

Bursa Malaysia-listed firm Ranhill Utilities said Wednesday that its affiliate firm Perunding Ranhill Worley had won a contract with the Thai oil firm PTTEP to provide front-end engineering and design (FEED) services for offshore facilities for SK410B Lang Lebah development project…

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Petronas Taps ADC Energy for Offshore Rig Inspection Services

Petronas Taps ADC Energy for Offshore Rig Inspection Services

Ørsted Won't Take Part in Taiwan's Offshore Wind Round

Ørsted Won't Take Part in Taiwan's Offshore Wind Round

Brassavola LNG Bunker Vessel Named in Singapore

Brassavola LNG Bunker Vessel Named in Singapore

Shell to Invest in Second Offshore Oil, Gas Project in a Month

Shell to Invest in Second Offshore Oil, Gas Project in a Month

Japan Designates 'Promotion areas' for Offshore Wind Farms

Japan Designates 'Promotion areas' for Offshore Wind Farms

Australia Rules Out Curbs on LNG Exports after Producer Deal

Australia Rules Out Curbs on LNG Exports after Producer Deal

Maersk Training, NaMICPA to Set Up GWO Training Center in Nagasaki

Maersk Training, NaMICPA to Set Up GWO Training Center in Nagasaki
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